How should Europe regulate CRISPR, new breeding technologies (NBTs)? | Genetic Literacy Project

The precautionary principle-minded European Commission may end up guiding the regulatory fate of new biotechnologies, like CRISPR gene editing, crucial to the future of plant breeding. Here is what the EC needs to get right.

Source: How should Europe regulate CRISPR, new breeding technologies (NBTs)? | Genetic Literacy Project

The global pipeline of GM crops out to 2020 : Nature Biotechnology : Nature Publishing Group

Although a few arable crops and agronomic traits will likely dominate commercial varieties for the foreseeable future, with many being stacked together, more quality traits and specialty crops are being introduced into the pipeline.

Source: The global pipeline of GM crops out to 2020 : Nature Biotechnology : Nature Publishing Group

Pesticide Action Network: Anti-chemical group rejects most modern farm technology | Genetic Literacy Project

Pesticide Action Network North America (PAN North America), founded in 1984 in Oakland, California, is part of an international coalition of around 600 NGO

Source: Pesticide Action Network: Anti-chemical group rejects most modern farm technology | Genetic Literacy Project

‘Anti-science’ skepticism: Why we need to retire term | Genetic Literacy Project

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. . . . .To understand this “anti-science” skeptic

Source: ‘Anti-science’ skepticism: Why we need to retire term | Genetic Literacy Project